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Category: Neurology
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Experience:  Board certified general Adult Neurologist, with experience in experimental neuroimaging and neurodiagnostics.
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15 year old daughter with frontal headache and back of neck

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15 year old daughter with frontal headache and back of neck pain daily for two months. Have tried muscle relaxers, topamax, NSAIDS, Norco, Z pak, Medrol Dose pack,massage, heating pad.....HELP. Normal MRI
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Frank replied 1 year ago.

Hello. Welcome to JA. My phone is dying now. I would like to discuss this with you but could you wait about 45 min until

Expert:  Dr. Frank replied 1 year ago.

O am off the train (commuting yuk). ? Will be back in touch. Dr Frank

Expert:  Dr. Frank replied 1 year ago.

Hello I am ready to answer your question. From the list of medications and the MRI I would ask if she has seen a peds neurologist and had an exam and more importantly completed a headache survey kept a headache calendar discussed triggers for her attacks. Decided if it was migraine tension or mixed type headaches? Get back to me with ans

Expert:  Dr. Frank replied 1 year ago.

Answers. Does she have a family history? Dr frank

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No family hx. Has a referral to ped neurologist. Not seen yet. Headaches are daily. No known triggers. Not done asurvey
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Where do I find a headache survey?
Expert:  Dr. Frank replied 1 year ago.

Hi. Here is a good website. They talk about headache surveys keeping a calendar thinking about triggers trying to recognize your aura. Etc. we can discuss a Variety of meds but it really is more about causative factors. As my headache guru teacher used to say. You need to find your triggers and kill them. Get back to me after you review this info I can answer questions about meds Please rate my answer when satisfied. Dr Frank.